by George, published on Thursday, July 23, 2009|
New cast and crew details were revealed today for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film, Inception, via a press release from Warner Brothers. Joining the cast is Academy Award nominee Tom Berenger (Platoon). Although many suspected David Julyan would be composing the score for Inception, it has now been confirmed that Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, Gladiator) will be handing the score.
The current cast includes Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (Blood Diamond, The Aviator), Academy Award nominee Ellen Page (Juno), Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe (Letters from Iwo Jima, The Last Samurai), Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (La vie en rose, Public Enemies), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Brick), Tom Hardy (RocknRolla), Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), Academy Award nominee Tom Berenger (Platoon), and Academy Award winner Michael Caine (The Dark Knight, The Cider House Rules).
The creative team includes three-time Academy Award-nominated director of photography Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight, The Prestige, Batman Begins), two-time Academy Award-nominated editor Lee Smith (The Dark Knight, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World), production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Elizabeth: The Golden Age) and Academy Award-nominated costume designer Jeffrey Kurland (Bullets Over Broadway). Special effects supervisor Chris Corbould and visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin, who both got Academy Award nominations for their work on The Dark Knight, are onboard for the film. Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Gladiator) is composing the score.
Inception was written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and filming is currently underway in England. Future photography will take place in Paris, Tangiers, Calgary, and Los Angeles. Inception releases July 16, 2010.